Yamaha to bundle 3ivx MPEG-4 software with BODiBEAT Station.
Sydney, Australia, October 30, 2007 - 3ivx Technologies Pty. Ltd., the MPEG-4 Video & Audio specialist, announces that Yamaha has licensed the new 5.0 version of the 3ivx MPEG-4 software for bundling with its future products, the first of which to be the BODiBEAT Station.
"When we decided to include support for MPEG-4 Audio in the BODiBEAT player, we started looking for the high quality and reliable MPEG-4 software to complement our product." said Takuya Nakata, General Manager of the Pro Audio and Digital Musical Instrument Division at Yamaha, "The 3ivx MPEG-4 software was exactly what we were looking for. The decoded audio quality is perfect and it was straight forward to integrate with the BODiBEAT player."
"We are excited to work with Yamaha on BODiBEAT." said Stuart Espey of 3ivx Technologies. "The 3ivx MPEG-4 software is unique in its ability to easily play MP4 files with MPEG-4 Video and Audio in any DirectShow application. Yamaha leverages these strengths with the BODiBEAT application."
3ivx MPEG-4 5.0 consists of a complete set of components for working with MPEG-4 Video & Audio. The Audio Decoder supports multiple audio formats including LC-AAC, HE-AAC and Multi-Channel audio. The component package is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux and is optimized for the latest Intel processors. For more information, please visit the 3ivx website at
BODiBEAT is a world’s first music player that synchronizes your music to the movement of your workout. It will be available in December 2007 in US. More information is available at
About 3ivx Technologies
3ivx Technologies Pty. Ltd., a leading provider of MPEG-4 software, is a dynamic Australian company that has a creative team of software and hardware developers. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, 3ivx Technologies distributes its products primarily in North America, Asia and Europe.
3ivx MPEG-4 is the only full-featured, cross-platform, DRM/IPMP enabled MPEG-4 component suite and is used in many markets from military, security and education to HDTV, IPTV, Video Conferencing, Video Production and Broadcasting, as well as Mobile Video, Games and Embedded Systems.
3ivx's clients and partners include Samsung, Sony, Intel and Tyco Healthcare.
Yamaha Corporation in Japan is the world's largest manufacturer of a full line of musical instruments, and a leading producer of audio/visual products, semiconductors and other computer related products, sporting goods, home appliances and furniture, specialty metals, machine tools, and industrial robots.
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